Posts Tagged with "powershift"

Bank Of America Shall Know The Truth And The Truth Shall Set Them Free

Friday, April 27, 2012

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Bank Of America Shall Know The Truth And The Truth Shall Set Them Free

This week in Washington D.C. and Boston, merry bands of climate pranksters have been spanking Bank of America’s banksters with a little truth. Or a little “ATM” truth as we like to say. In Washington D.C. and Boston, activists collectively hit upwards of 80 Bank of America ATMs with non-adhesive stickers that transform the ATMs [...]

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Join the Dirty Banks “Tour of Shame” at Powershift

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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Join the Dirty Banks “Tour of Shame” at Powershift

Going to Powershift? Want to stop Big Coal and Big Oil? Aren’t you tired of how Wall Street literally gets away with murder? Then put a little “action” in your life with Rainforest Action Network (action is our middle name, after all.) Please join RAN and friends on Saturday April 16th at 1:00pm outside the [...]

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Making Art and Community for the Capitol Climate Action

Thursday, February 26, 2009

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Yesterday, over 60 people showed up at one of our convergence spaces for the Capitol Climate Action to spend the day building art and holding direct action preps for March 2. Flags, banners and placards were all produced to help hold the visual space at the Capitol Power Plant. The scene was part dance party, [...]

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Breaking the Law to Bear Witness to an Evil

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

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Check out this letter from Wendell Berry and Bill McKibben calling for mass civil disobedience outside a coal-fired power plant near Capitol Hill March 2, 2009. Click here to sign up to receive updates about participating in the action, There are moments in a nation’s — and a planet’s — history when it may be [...]

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In front of banks instead of bulldozers, but the principle’s the same: coal must be stopped

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

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You may know that Al Gore is reported to be considering RAN’s offer to participate in civil disobedience to stop the construction of coal-fired power plants, stop mountain top removal mining, and help prevent climate destruction. Just last week, in Rolling Stone, he again talked about civil disobedience in connection with coal, the world’s biggest [...]

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Climate Youth Movement Converges on Powershift, then Citibank

Monday, November 5, 2007

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I just spent the weekend at Powershift. Powershift is a climate summit, organized by Energy Action, organizing students and youth around global warming and climate justice issues. It featured hundreds of workshops, panels and networking meetings where youth from Alaska to Appalachia got together and educated and organized themselves to do something about the climate [...]

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